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Cancer - Diagnostic Examination

Cancer - Diagnostic Examination

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The contents of this presentation is part of my notes in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Since there is considerable progress in the field of Medicine/Nursing, there maybe interventions, drugs of choice, and other related factors that are still incorporated in this presentation, but is not actually used today. Feel free to view or download my notes and edit them according to your knowledge or according to the considerable changes today. Thanks!
The contents of this presentation is part of my notes in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Since there is considerable progress in the field of Medicine/Nursing, there maybe interventions, drugs of choice, and other related factors that are still incorporated in this presentation, but is not actually used today. Feel free to view or download my notes and edit them according to your knowledge or according to the considerable changes today. Thanks!

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Published by: KoRnflakes on Apr 23, 2009
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CANCERCANCER
DiagnosticDiagnosticExaminationsExaminations
 
Diagnostic Examinations areDiagnostic Examinations aredone to:done to:
ﭻ 
1. Determine the presence of tumor and1. Determine the presence of tumor andits extent.its extent.
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2. Identify possible spread (metastasis) of 2. Identify possible spread (metastasis) of disease or invasion of other body tissues.disease or invasion of other body tissues.
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3. Evaluate the function of involved and3. Evaluate the function of involved anduninvolved body systems and organs.uninvolved body systems and organs.
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4. Obtain tissue and cells for analysis,4. Obtain tissue and cells for analysis,including evaluation of tumor stage andincluding evaluation of tumor stage andgrade.grade.
 
 
 Tumor Marker Tumor MarkerIdentificationIdentification
Description:Description:
Analysis of Analysis of substances foundsubstances foundin blood or otherin blood or otherbody fluids that arebody fluids that aremade by the tumormade by the tumoror by in responseor by in responseto tumorto tumor
Diagnostic Uses:Diagnostic Uses:
BreastBreast
ColonColon
LungLung
OvarianOvarian
 Testicular Testicular
Prostate CancerProstate Cancer

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